HyperDic: scruples

English > 1 sense of the word scruples:
NOUNmotivescruples, conscience, moral sense, sense of right and wrongmotivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
scruples > pronunciation
Soundsskruw'pahlz
Rhymesannals ... Urals: 44 rhymes with ahlz...
English > scruples: 1 sense > noun 1, motive
Meaningmotivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions.
Synonymsconscience, moral sense, sense of right and wrong
Narrowersense of shame, sense of dutyA motivating awareness of ethical responsibility
superego(psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience
wee small voice, small voice, voice of conscienceAn inner voice that judges your behavior
Broaderethical motive, ethics, morals, moralitymotivation based on ideas of right and wrong
Spanishconciencia, consciencia, sentido del bien y del mal
Catalanconsciència, sentit del bé i del mal

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